Disruptors Face Disruption In Subscription Retail

by MR Magazine Staff

Online subscription services have disrupted traditional retail for the past few years, peeling off billions of dollars previously captured by conventional retailers. These innovators provide ongoing “retail as a service,” regularly delivering subscribers new surprises or replenishing consumer staples monthly or quarterly, all while achieving the holy grail of retail—recurring revenue. That said, these services represent a large niche in which most players have yet to achieve profitability, and they are now facing disruptions of their own. Read more at Forbes.